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  1. Florida governor names neurosurgeon to university board of trustees

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Andrew Shaw, MD, to the Florida State College at Jacksonville district board of trustees, according to a July 12 news release.
  2. 7 hospitals hiring spine surgeons

    Here are seven hospitals or health systems hiring spine surgeons, using LinkedIn's Job Search tool:
  3. Zimmer Biomet paid $241M less to surgeons in 2020 — Here's how 8 orthopedic companies compare

    Orthopedic devicemakers' general payments to surgeons plunged in 2020 compared to 2019 as elective surgeries and in-person visits were largely stunted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  1. These surgeons received the most money from orthopedic devicemakers in 2020

    Orthopedic companies continue to be among the biggest spenders in the medical device industry when it comes to payments made to physicians.
  2. RTI Surgical, Exactech strike biologic partnership

    Orthopedic device company RTI Surgical partnered with Exactech to develop and supply biologic bone grafts.
  3. Medacta to pay $12M to settle patent dispute

    Medacta will pay at least $12 million to settle allegations of patent infringement and tortious interference against a developer of hip and knee implants.
  4. 5 spine practices to know

    A center debuting electromagnetic therapy and four more spine practices to know:
  1. CMS, payers among the major obstacles to outpatient spine, Dr. David Essig says

    CMS poses a primary obstacle to outpatient spine migration, according to David Essig, MD, of Northwell Health in Great Neck, N.Y.
  2. AAOS named one of the best companies to work for in Chicago

    The National Association for Business Resources listed the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as one of "Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For," according to a July 12 news release.
  3. Titan Medical names CFO

    Toronto-based device company Titan Medical named Stephen Lemieux CFO, according to a July 12 release. 
  4. University of Arkansas building $85M orthopedic, sports medicine center

    Little Rock-based University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is building an $85 million orthopedic hospital and sports medicine center, according to a July 8 news release. 
  1. Hospital for Special Surgery surgeon receives $50K grant for orthobiologics research

    Orthopedic surgeon Scott Rodeo, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery received a $50,000 grant from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation to study an injectable knee biologic.
  2. Orthopedic surgical camera wins sports medicine innovation award

    The American Orthopaedic Society for Sport Medicine named Lazurite's ArthoFree arthroscopy camera as the inaugural recipient of the ACE (Accelerating the Cutting Edge) Award.
  3. Florida orthopedic hospital endorsed by zoning board

    The Palm Beach County, Fla., zoning commission unanimously endorsed plans for a 24-bed surgical hospital in Delray Beach, Fla., The Palm Beach Post reported July 12.
  4. SpineGuard, ConfiDent expand partnership

    SpineGuard and ConfiDent ABC have expanded their partnership to allow for increased sharing of intellectual property, they said July 12.
  5. Dr. Neal ElAttrache operates on Conor McGregor's leg

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, operated on UFC lightweight Conor McGregor on July 11.
  6. Alphatec Q2 revenue up 88%: 4 details

    Alphatec reported 88.2 percent to 90.2 percent year-over-year revenue growth in the second quarter on July 12.
  7. FDA to surgeons: Stop using NuVasive's stainless steel Precice devices

    The FDA raised safety concerns with NuVasive's stainless steel Precice devices and recommended surgeons stop implanting them.
  8. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    A physician with unique dual fellowship training and nine more orthopedic surgeons to know:
  9. Meet the orthopedic physicians heading to the 2021 Olympics

    Several orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists are playing a role in the 2021 Olympics with Team USA.

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